Archive for the ‘What Recruiters Really Think’ Category

Body language and the interview Body language during an interview is the topic of today’s post. We might be saying the right things, but if your body isn’t communicating a consistent message, we might as well stay at home. If your body is communicating disinterest, the person conducting the interview will pick up on it. […]

A recruiter explains what it takes to land a job offer. What most candidates are completely missing when going through the job interview

Job Interview etiquette during your first interview Is there such a thing as job interview etiquette?  Yes there is. Not just “Yes there is”.  “Hell Yes there is!” Our company recently opened 4 entry-level positions and I have been surprised with the lack of job interview etiquette. When I say “job interview etiquette”, I don’t mean […]

LinkedIn connections question I recently received a question on LinkedIn connections from one of our interns.  His goal is to become a wealth manager where network cultivation will be critical. I thought it was a great question and should be shared. The guy asking the question is smart, has initiative and holds leadership positions within his school […]

What is your 5 year plan?  The “What is your 5 year plan?” and “What is your 3 year plan?” are both very common interview questions. I admit I ask the question on a regular basis when I am conducting interviews and there are a couple of things I am looking for in the answers. […]

Beat the internship interview Last week we discussed the Nasty logic on how to land an internship for undergraduates. A sophomore wrote in the below email and I had so much detail, I had to break the post up into two parts. Last weeks post is here, and with her permission, I am posting her email […]

HR exec explains what hiring managers are looking for from summer interns and how freshman, sophomores and juniors can steal these positions from graduating seniors.

Biggest Job Interview Mistakes

Posted: by HRNasty in Job Interview Tips, Recent Graduate, What Recruiters Really Think

Top 10 interview mistakes The lists of job interview mistakes are a con and a false sense of security. This weeks post is “HRNasty’s list of interview mistakes” and I have a different attitude on this topic. The normal Google search for “Top 10 Interview Mistakes Made in an Interview”, are for those with the […]

Phone screen, the common mistakes Phone screens are the great unknowns in the job interview process. I believe the phone interview is the easiest interview to prepare for and the intent of this post is provide reasons why and confidence. My goal is to change your view and potential fears of the phone interview. Most candidates fear the phone […]

HR Executive breaks down the pros and cons between the hand written and email thank you note after the interview. Which one makes or breaks your job search?

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